There is nothing I dread so much, as a division of the Republic into two great Parties, each arranged under its leader and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This in my humble apprehension is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil under our Constitution.

— John Adams

Category: comp/tech

  • Wireless Mesh Networking As An Agent of Political Subversion

    Just putting this out there as a ‘ping’ to see if anybody else has thought about this. A recent post at One Free Korea inspired an interesting thought. The general idea is that wireless mesh networking technology being developed and deployed these days seems like an ideal foundation for a dissident network disseminating information in […]

  • Boring But Useful Post: Printing to BYU Printers from Linux

    BYU uses the Pharos print system around campus. Unfortunately, there doesn’t seem to be direct Linux support for Pharos. But linuxers are in luck, because it is still possible to print to the campus printers. On Ubuntu 9.10 I did the following: Opened http://localhost:631/ in Firefox (not Chrome—this didn’t work for some reason) Clicked “Adding […]

  • This is for all you geeks out there

    I will liken my cleaning habits unto a garbage-collected memory management system. I store most objects in a heap (literally a heap on the floor next to my bed). When I have to allocate space to store a grocery receipt, a book I’m reading, or mail I don’t want to deal with yet, I put […]